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Banned Country Songs – Loretta Lynn, ‘The Pill’

Loretta Lynn's song about the birth control pill upset conservative country music fans in the mid-70s. People wrote a story of a Kentucky preacher who denounced the song, which of course made it extremely popular. "Miniskirts, h

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No. 12: Loretta Lynn, ‘Coal Miner’s Daughter’ – Top 100 Country Songs

Loretta Lynn's autobiographical hit from 1970 was turned into a book and later a movie of the same name. Unlike rap music, it's rare an autobiographical song becomes a hit in country music. But 'Coal Miner's Daughter' is without a doubt one of the most well-known hits of all time, an easy choice for the single song from this legend's catalog on the Top 100 Country Songs list. 

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Top 10 Loretta Lynn Songs

Loretta Lynn’s story is one of the most celebrated in the history of American music. The Country Music Hall of Famer arrived on the scene with an independent recording of ‘I’m a Honky Girl’ in 1960. After a move to Decca Records with producer Owen Bradley, Lynn would rise to the top of country music at the forefront of the women’s liberation movement.

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Loretta Lynn Under Fire for Age Discrepancy

Loretta Lynn has always been less than outspoken about her age, but it's recently been discovered that the singer may not be as young as she claims. If that's the case, how accurate is the timeline of events as depicted in her autobiography and 1980 Oscar-winning movie, 'Coal Miner's Daughter'? According to recovered Kentucky state birth certificates and marriage licenses for Loretta Webb Lynn, pivotal information woven into the film's plot -- Lynn's famous life story --  may be completely false.

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Zooey Deschanel to Play Loretta Lynn in ‘Coal Miner’s Daughter’ on Broadway

Loretta Lynn is taking her life story to Broadway, and guess who's going to play the lead role? Adorable 'New Girl' star Zooey Deschanel! The celebrated country star revealed her plans for the musical adaptation of 'Coal Miner's Daughter' on Thursday night (May 10) during a Grand Ole Opry performance at the Ryman Auditorium -- and she brought Deschanel on stage to help share the news, much to the audience's surprise.

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Loretta Lynn, Miranda Lambert
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Miranda Lambert Beyond Flattered by Getting Loretta Lynn’s Approval

At a recent stop on her On Fire Tour, Miranda Lambert opened up about her career goals for the future, but also how she got her start -- her beginnings as a singer, especially what it was like to hear legendary country singer Loretta Lynn give her some pretty hefty praise.

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Loretta Lynn Releases New Book ‘Honky Tonk Girl: My Life in Lyrics’

Loretta Lynn's life and career have been documented in many special tributes, songs and even in movies throughout the years, but now the legendary singer is releasing a new book, 'Honky Tonk Girl: My Life in Lyrics.'

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Loretta Lynn, Bret Michaels
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Loretta Lynn Joining Bret Michaels for ‘Every Rose Has Its Thorn’ Remake

Eighties rocker Bret Michaels of Poison has revealed that he enjoyed Thanksgiving at Loretta Lynn's Hurricane Mills, Tenn. ranch, and afterward the two collaborated on a few songs. Rolling Stone reports that Michaels and Lynn are going to re-record his band's 1988 hit 'Every Rose Has Its Thorn' for Michaels' upcoming solo album.

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Loretta Lynn Cancels First Concerts of 2012

A knee surgery and pneumonia kept country legend Loretta Lynn from fulfilling a number of her late 2011 tour dates. An unknown ailment is keeping her off the road to begin 2012. The singer has canceled her first shows of the year, a Jan. 7 stop in Ashland, Ken. and a Jan. 8 show in Durham, N.C.

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Loretta and Tayla Lynn
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Loretta Lynn Gives Marriage Advice to Granddaughter Tayla of Stealing Angels

When your grandma has had one of the best and long-lived marriages of all time, it's a little hard to not want to turn to her for marriage advice as you plan your very first wedding. For Tayla Lynn, one third of the hot girl trio Stealing Angels, her situation was no different ... other than the fact that "Grandma" is country music legend Loretta Lynn.

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